Friday, June 9, 2017

Bahamian Queen Conch Fishery Hurtles Toward Collapse

by littlehousebytheferry

We Bahamians think we know a lot about conch.

Most of us learned to dive conchs before we were tall enough to go on carnival rides. We’ve sat in the warm, shallow water and eaten “scorched” conch — raw and doused in lime juice — fresh from the sea. And we’ve watched as our parents and grandmothers taught us how to fritter, steam and stew our country’s native dish.  Read more>>